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Mr Brad Bell

[Mr Bradley Bell]

Academic Staff, Architecture
Last Updated: October 24, 2021
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Biography

Biography

Brad Bell is the Director of the School of Architecture and an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Arlington. He also directs the Digital Architecture Research Consortium (DARC) at UT Arlington.

Education

Education

    • 1998 MARCH in Architecture
      Columbia University
    • 1993 BA in Environmental Design
      Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas

Appointments

Appointments

    • Aug 2018 to Present Director
      School of Architecture, University of Texas Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2014 to Present Associate Professor
      School of Architecture, University of Texas Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2016 to July 2018 Interim Director
      School of Architecture, University of Texas Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2008 to Aug 2014 Assistant Professor
      School of Architecture, University of Texas Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2005 to Aug 2008 Visiting Assistant Professor
      School of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2002 to Aug 2005 Assistant Professor
      Tulane School of Architecture, Tulane University (New Orleans, LA, United States)
    • Sept 2000 to Sept 2002 Visiting Assistant Professor
      Tulane School of Architecture, Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
    • Jan 1999 to Aug 2000 Adjunct Assistant Professor
      College of Architecture, University of Colorado (Boulder, CO)

Memberships

    • Sept 2017 to Present AIA Dallas
      Board of Directors
    • Sept 2016 to Present AIA Fort Worth
      Board of Directors
    • Sept 2016 to Present Dallas Architecture Forum
      Board of Directors + Programming Chair
    • Sept 2013 to Present SARCI - Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure
    • Sept 2004 to Present ACADIA - Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture
      Board of Directors 2013-2015
    • Sept 2011 to Sept 2015 Digital Fabrication Network
      Board of Directors

Awards and Honors

    • Jul  2020 TxA Award for Outstanding Educational Contribution sponsored by Texas Society of Architects
    • Dec  2019 Distinguished Certificate of Appreciation sponsored by American Institute of Architects Ft. Worth Chapter
    • Oct  2018 Sukkah Competition - Selected Finalist sponsored by Dwell in Design Competition and Texas Jewish Arts Association
    •  2016 Regents Outstanding Teaching Award (Nominated) sponsored by UT System
    •  2016 Who’s Next 2016 sponsored by FD Dallas
    • May  2015 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Tenured Faculty sponsored by University of Texas Arlington
    •  2013 Finalist sponsored by 14th Annual International Reford Garden Festival Competition
    •  2013 Professional Research Merit Award sponsored by American Society of Landscape Architecture
    •  2012 Design Award - Divine Detail Category sponsored by AIA Houston
    •  2010 Service Award sponsored by ACSA
    •  2010 UTA Faculty Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas Arlington
    •  2009 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence sponsored by University of Texas Arlington
    •  2008 Honor Award sponsored by American Society of Landscape Architects
    • Nov  2008 UTA Faculty Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas Arlington
    •  2006 First Place Finish sponsored by Dallas Arboretum
    •  2004 Malcolm Heard Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by Tulane University School of Architecture

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Jan 2020 to Mar 2021 Research and Design of Outdoor Meeting Pods at the East Arlington Library and Recreation Center sponsored by  -  $21648
      (Funded)

Publications


      2014
      • Book Chapter
        "Plastic-Cast Concrete: Fabrication as Applied Research"
        Negotiating Design and Making ​ FABRICATE
        [Bell, Bradley, Tracy, Kenneth, Yogiaman, Chrisine, Tessmer, Lavender, McClellan, Kevin, Vrana, Andrew, Verboon, Erik, Gramzio, Fabui, Kohler, Matthias, Langenberg, Silke]. 240-247. Zurich: " Gta Publishers, Zurich".

      2018
      • Journal Article
        “Building Energy Performance Analysis of Ultra-High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC) Facade Systems Under Uncertainty”
        [Shandasti, S., Bell, B., Chao, S., Abediniangerabi, B.]. Energy and Buildings. 174(1), 262-275.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        "A New Educational Model for Computational Fabrication"
        [Bell, Bradley, Anderson, Jonathan, Jackson, Meg]. ​ International Journal of Interior Architecture + Spatial Design: Applied Geometries. 3, Houston: "ASD Publications – Atrium Press".

      Unknown
      • Journal Article
        Chang[e]ing Identities ​
        Proceedings of the 2009 ACSA Southwest
        [Bell, Bradley, Holiday, Dr. Kate, Castillo, Tim, Dye, Wanda, Gallegos, Dr. Phillip, Vu, Kristina] (1925). "ACSA Publications".

      2019
      • Conference Proceeding
        “Assembly-Scale and Whole-Building Energy Performance Analysis of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC) Façade Systems”
        2nd International Interactive Symposium on UHPC
        [Abediniangerabi, B, Shahandashti, S.M., Bell, B., Chao, S.].

      2017
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Probabilistic Building Energy Performance Analysis of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced-Concrete (UHP-FRC) Façade System"
        Computing in Civil Engineering ​
        [Bell, Bradley, Shahandashti, SM, Abedniangerbi, B, Chao, S].

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        “High-Performance Concrete Facades: UHP-FRC in Precast Sandwich Panel Design”
        Façade Tectonics World Congress
        [Bell, Bradley, Essary, J, Arevalo, H, Kensek, Karen].

      2014
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Casting Non-Repetitive Geometries with Digitally Reconfigurable Surfaces"
        [Bell, Bradley, Read, T, Barnes, N, Ede, A, Gerber, David, Huang, Alvin, Jose, ]. 453-462. Toronto Ontario: "Design Agency: ACADIA 2014 Proceedings & Riverside Press".

      2013
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Compete to Fabricate"
        [Bell, Bradley, Bieg, Kory]. 106-115. "Interactive: TxA Proceedings 2013".

      2012
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Parametric Precast Concrete Panel System"
        Synthetic Digital Ecologies
        [Bell, Bradley, Johnson, JasonKelly]. 231-238. "ACADIA 2012".
      • Conference Proceeding
        "TEX-FAB: A New Regional Platform for Computational Fabrication"
        Digital Aptitudes
        [Bell, Bradley, Virana, A, McClellan, K, Laufs, W]. 400-406. Washington, DC: "ACSA Press".

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Casting Taxonomies"
        Integration through Computation ​
        [Bell, Bradley, Johnson, JasonS, Taron, JoshuaM, Parlac, Vera, Kolarevic, Branko]. 46-51.
      • Conference Proceeding
        "TEX-FAB: A new model for collaborative engagement"
        Parametricism (SPC)
        [Bell, Bradley, Vrana, B, McClellan, K, Hemsath, Tim, Hardy, StevenN, Cheon, Janghwan]. 251-259. Lincoln, NB: "Association for Computer Aided Design In Architecture. (ACADIA 2011) Regional Conference Proceedings".

      2010
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Hardcut | Softcast"
        MADE: Design Education and the Art of Making
        [Bell, Bradley, Balmer, Jeff, Beorkrem, Chris]. 25-30. Charlote, NC.

      2006
      • Conference Proceeding
        "The Aggregate of Continuum"
        Synthetic Landscape | Digital Exchange
        [Bell, Bradley, Luhan, Gregory, Anzalone, Phillip, Cabrinha, Mark, Clarke, Cory]. 440-454. Louisville, KY: "ACADIA 2006) National Conference Proceedings".

      2004
      • Conference Proceeding
        “Digital Tectonics: Structural Patterning of Surface Morphologies
        Fabrication – Examining the Digital Practice of Architecture
        [Bell, Bradley, Vrana, A, Beesley, Phillip, Cheng, NancyYen-Wen, Williamson, Shane]. 186-200. "(ACADIA 2004) National Conference Proceedings".

      2000
      • Other
        "PRAXIS ​ ​​Architecture and the University"
        [Bell, Bradley, Rael, Ron]. 1,

      1998
      • Other
        PRECIS 14 ​ RE-PRESENTATION and RE-PRODUCTION ​
        [Bell, Bradley, Asteinza, Josef, Erdman, David]. "Graduate School of Architecture Planning & Preservation, Columbia University".
        ​www.columbia.edu/cu/precis ​

Presentations

    • November  2019
      Bell, Bradley, "Resilient Materials & Formal Ecologies", Unesco and IHE Delft, Independent University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (November 18, 2019).
    • October  2019
      Bell, Bradley (Moderator), "AR+Fabrication", ACADIA, University of Texas. (October 25, 2019).
    • October  2019
      Bell, Bradley (Moderator), "Workshop Panel Discussion", ACADIA, University of Texas. (October 22, 2019).
    • July  2019
      Bell, Bradley (Presenter), "Digital Toolsets and the Future of the Built Environment", AD EX. (July 9, 2019).
    • May  2019
      Bell, Bradley (Moderator), "Unbuilt Design Awards", Dallas AIA, AD EX. (May 16, 2019).
    • April  2019
      Bell, Bradley (Presenter), "Cents & Sustainability: The Business Case for Sustainable Real Estate", Urban Land Institute of North Texas. (April 25, 2019).
    • April  2019
      Bell, Bradley (Co-Chair), "Texas Dean's Round Table", Dallas Architecture Form and University of Texas Arlington, Dallas Museum of Art - Horchow Auditorium. (April 2, 2019).
    • March  2019
      Bell, Brad (Chair), "The Future of Advanced Manufacturing in Architecture", University of Texas Arlington, UTA School of Architecture. (March 27, 2019).
    • November  2018
      Bell, Bradley (Presenter), "High Performance by Design: People/Profit/Planet", TXA, Ft. Worth Convention Center. (November 9, 2018).
    • October  2018
      Bell, Bradley (Moderator), "Built Design Awards ", AIA Dallas . (October 4, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Bell, Brad (Co-Chair), Allen, DianeJones (Co-Chair), "The Open and Just Neighborhood", University of Texas Arlington, The University of Texas Arlington. (September 17, 2018).
    • February  2017
      Bell, Bradley, "Digital Thinking | Digital Making Prototyping, Simulation, and Material Science", Tulane School of Architecture, New Orleans, Lousiana. (February 24, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Bell, Bradley (Moderator), "Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition", KRob. (November 10, 2016).
    • September  2016
      Bell, Bradley (Presenter), "Digital Thinking | Digital Making Prototyping, Simulation, and Material Science", Texas A&M College of Architecture, College Station, TX. (September 26, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Bell, Bradley (Presenter), "Computational Fabrication and the New Digital Collective", Ft. Worth AIA. UTA Fort Worth Center. (February 17, 2016).
    • October  2015
      Bell, Bradley (Discussant), "IDEAS From the Future Roundtable", Sam Francis Foundation, Dallas Museum of Art. (October 5, 2015).
    • March  2015
      Bell, Bradley, Vrana, Andrew (Co-Chair), McClellan, Kevin (Co-Chair), Beig, Kory, "\\PLASTICITY", University of Texas Austin. (March 26, 2015).
    • March  2015
      Bell, Brad (Presenter), "New Paradigm in Academic & Architectural Firm Collaboration", Dallas, TX. (March 3, 2015).
    • October  2014
      Bell, Bradley (Panelist), "Research in Practice Panel", Architects Newspaper, CityPlace Conference Center. (October 29, 2014).
    • September  2014
      Bell, Bradley, "Bridging the Digital Divide", Digital Fabrication Network, AutoDesk Technology Headquarters, San Francisco. (September 28, 2014).
    • September  2014
      Bell, Bradley, "Digital Architecture Research Consortium – Recent Work", PCI, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD . (September 3, 2014).
    • April  2014
      Bell, Bradley, Holliday, Dr. Kate (Panelist), May, Heath (Panelist), Krissel, Matthew (Panelist), "Research-Based Design Practice", Dallas Architecture Forum, Dallas Center for Architecture. (April 29, 2014).
    • February  2014
      Bell, Bradley, Vrana, Andrew (Co-Chair), McClellan, Kevin (Co-Chair), Beig, Kory (Co-Chair), "\\SKIN", TEX-FAB, University of Texas Austin. (February 19, 2014).
    • November  2013
      Bell, Bradley, "“Research, Compete, Fabricate”", TSA, Fort Worth Convention Center. (November 9, 2013).
    • September  2013
      Bell, Bradley, "“Emerging Information Designers”", UTARI, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. S. Fort Worth, TX 76118. (September 27, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Bell, Bradley, Fajkus, Matt (Panelist), Buchanan, Russ (Moderator), "“Prevailing Theories in Architecture School: New Ideas, No Buildings”", Dallas Architecture Forum, Dallas Center for Architecture. (April 16, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Bell, Bradley, "“Tools of the Next Generation Series: Parametric Modeling and Digital Fabrication”", Dallas AIA. (April 16, 2013).
    • February  2013
      Bell, Bradley, Vrana, Andrew (Co-Chair), McClellan, Kevin (Co-Chair), Beig, Kory (Co-Chair), "\\APPLIED RESEARCH", TEX-FAB, University of Texas Arlington. (February 28, 2013).
    • October  2012
      Bell, Bradley, "“Parametric Precast”", ACADIA, San Francisco, California. (October 21, 2012).
    • October  2012
      Bell, Bradley, ""Universal Regionalism"", CEAT – School of Architecture Oklahoma State University , Stillwater, OK. (October 10, 2012).
    • June  2012
      Bell, Bradley, ""TOPOCAST & UTA Digital Fabrication Lab"", Gensler Gallery Talk. Dallas Office, Dallas, TX. (June 01, 2012).
    • April  2012
      Bell, Bradley, "Computational Fabrication", HKS 4 ​- HKS Design Camp and Workshop, Dallas, Texas. (April 24, 2012).
    • April  2012
      Bell, Bradley (Co-Chair), Vrana, Andrew (Co-Chair), McClellan, Kevin (Co-Chair), "\\THREE", TEX-FAB, University of Texas San Antonio. (April 13, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Bell, Bradley, ""Computational Fabrication"", Fort Worth AIA. University of Texas Arlington School of Architecture, Fort Worth, TX. (March 27, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Bell, Bradley, Gatzke, Don (Presenter), Taylor, Dr. Pat (Presenter), Ozdil, Dr. Taner (Presenter), "“Universal Regionalism and Parametric Design.”", CELA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (March 13, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Bell, Bradley, Schafer, Ashley (Panelist), Small, Maia (Moderator), Vrana, Andrew (Panelist), Kubo, Michael (Panelist), "WHERE ARE WE NOW: ARCHIVE Looks at How Digital Probes Precipitated Contemporary Fields", ACSA, Boston MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (March 1, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Bell, Bradley, Vrana, Andrew (Presenter), McClellan, Kevin (Author), Laufs, Will (Author), "“TEX-FAB: A New Regional Platform for Computational Fabrication”", ACSA, Boston MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (March 1, 2012).
    • February  2012
      Bell, Bradley, Vrana, Andrew (Presenter), ""Digital Fabrication Network"", Metals in Construction, McGraw-Hill Auditorium, New York, New York. (February 16, 2012).
    • October  2011
      Bell, Bradley, , "“Casting Taxonomies” ", ACADIA, Calgary University & Banff, Candada. (October 16, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Bell, Bradley, "“TEX-FAB: A New Model for Collaborative Engagement”", ACADIA, University of Nebraska Lincoln. (March 10, 2011).
    • February  2011
      Bell, Bradley (Co-Chair), Vrana, Andrew (Co-Chair), McClellan, Kevin (Co-Chair), "\\REPEAT", TEX-FAB, University of Houston . (February 10, 2011).
    • December  2010
      Bell, Bradley, ""TEX-FAB a New Paradigm"", The University of Texas at Austin, Lunchtime presentation for the School of architecture, Austin, Texas. (December 01, 2010).
    • October  2010
      Bell, Bradley, ""Hybridization, Aggregation, Computation"", University of Oklahoma, Public Lecture for the ‘OU President’s Dream, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (October 12, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Bell, Bradley, ""Hardcut | Softcast” ", University of North Carolina Charlotte. (March 20, 2010).
    • February  2010
      Bell, Bradley (Co-Chair), Vrana, Andrew (Co-Chair), McClellan, Kevin (Co-Chair), , "\\TEX-FAB", TEX-FAB, University of Texas Arlington. (February 3, 2010).
    • November  2009
      Bell, Bradley, ""Iteration"", University of Texas San Antonio, Public Lecture for the School of Architecture , San Antonio, Tx. (November 16, 2009).
    • October  2009
      Bell, Bradley, Harvey, Tom (Panelist), Jones Jr., Walter B. (Panelist), Henke, Donald (Panelist), Gatzke, Don (Moderator), "Research and Evidenced Based Design in Architecture", UTA, UTA School of Architecture. (October 26, 2009).
    • October  2009
      Bell, Bradley, ""Emerging Technologies"", ACSA, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. (October 15, 2009).
    • October  2009
      Bell, Bradley (Co-Chair), Castillo, Tim (Co-Chair), Galegos, Dr. Phil (Co-Chair), Yu, Kristina (Co-Chair), Dye, Wanda (Co-Chair), Holliday, Dr. Kate (Co-Chair), "Chang[e]ing Identities", University of New Mexico & University of Texas Arlington, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (October 15, 2009).
    • April  2009
      Bell, Bradley, Levy, Max (Presenter), Germany, Lisa (Presenter), Dye, Wanda (Presenter), Myers, Jane (Presenter), Smith, Greg (Presenter), Palmore, William (Presenter), Fox, Stephen (Presenter), "“Anonymous Cultural Landscapes: A Search for Place in the Digital Age” ", Dillon Center for Texas Architecture and the Dallas Architecture Forum, Dallas Center for Architecture. (April 24, 2009).
    • March  2009
      Bell, Bradley, Gluck, Peter (Panelist), Bielenberg, John (Panelist), Cary, John (Panelist), "Integrated Practice", SFI, Dallas, Texas. (March 21, 2009).
    • April  2008
      Bell, Bradley, ""A Case for Computation"", University of Texas Arlington, Public Lecture for the School of Architecture, Arlington, TX. (April 16, 2008).
    • March  2008
      Bell, Bradley, ""Materials and Meanings: Creativity through Architecture and Interior Design"", Dallas Museum of Art, Public Lecture Series: Center for Creative Connections. (March 6, 2008).
    • February  2008
      Bell, Bradley (Moderator), Meppelink, Joe (Panelist), Vrana, Andrew (Panelist), Odom, Clay (Panelist), "The (RE)Evolution of Digital Fabrication", 918 Dragon St. Dallas, Texas. (February 19, 2008).
    • April  2007
      Bell, Bradley, ""Formation, Modulation, Patterning"", University of Houston Gerald D. Hines School of Architecture. DigiFab Forum, Houston, TX. (April 3, 2007).
    • November  2006
      Bell, Bradley, Tehrani, Nader (Panelist), Violich, Frano (Panelist), Eisenloffel, Karen (Panelist), Pfister, Marcus (Panelist), Buisson, Ethel (Panelist), Billard, Thomas (Panelist), Geoppert, Knut (Panelist), Flueckiger, UrsPeter (Panelist), ""Technology"", Texas Tech University, Nasher Sculpture Garden. (November 2, 2006).
    • October  2006
      Bell, Bradley, ""The Aggregate of Continuum"", ACADIA, University of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky. (October 13, 2006).
    • October  2004
      Bell, Bradley, Vrana, Andrew (Presenter), "Structural Patterning of Surface Morphologies", ACADIA, University of Waterloo, Toronto Canada. (October 15, 2004).

Students Supervised

    • Oct 2021
      Creative Activity
      La Biennale Di Venezia “Resilient Materials & Formal Ecologies” Studio work led by Prof. Brad Bell, Ikram Eloualid, Boback Firoozbakht Fall 2019 School of Architecture University of Texas Arlington.August 29th - 29 November 29th, 2020.
      La Biennale Di Venezia: Resilient Materials & Formal Ecologies, Project Exhibition
    • Dec 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Bahram Abediniangerabi, (Civil Engineering)
      Assembly-Scale and Whole-Building Energy Performance Analysis of Ultra-High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC) Facade Systems.
    • May 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Kaka Venkatesh, (Civil Engineering)
      Applications of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC) on Flexural Structural and Architectural Members
    • Dec 2014
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Adam Heisserer, (Architecture)
      Thermal Bi-Metal Facade Systems: 3.0
    • Dec 2014
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Cord Read, (Architecture)
      Reconfigurable Formwork: Phase III Research
    • Dec 2014
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Josh Hallett, (Architecture)
      Multi-Nodal Structural System for Pre Cast concrete using Additive Manufacturing
    • Dec 2014
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Nathan Barnes, (Architecture)
      Reconfigurable Formwork: Phase III Research
    • 2013
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Parham Aghdasi, (Civil Engineering)
      “Development of Ultra-High-Performance-Reinforced-Concrete (UHP-FRC) for Large-Scale Casting”
    • 2012
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Lance Abaya, (Architecture)
      “Thin Shell Fabric Formed Modules: Freshkills Competition”
    • 2011
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Gabriel Rodriguez, (Architecture)
      “REPEAT Competition: Tetra-N & TEXtile”
    • 2011
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Gabriel Rodriguez, (Architecture)
      “Additive Fabrication: Digital Tectonics of Performative Modulation”
    • 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Mick Lowenthal, (Architecture)
      “Fabrication of Concrete Component Surfaces for Architecture”
    • 2009
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Ryan Oliason, (Architecture)
      “Real School Garden Pavilion”
    • 2009
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Nick Richardson, (Architecture)
      “Inherent Potential: 2x4 – A material Study of a Standard Unit”

Courses

      • ARCH 4395-005 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Adv. Manufactoring + Sustain | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-005 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Adv. Manufactoring + Sustain | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248 | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5670-005 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • INTD 4369-001 FURNITURE DESIGN CONSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 100333 | Exclude Eval: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5395-004 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Furniture Design/Construction | Course Id: 100225 | Exclude Eval: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4556-002 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCH III
        (Course Id: 100146)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4343-001 DIGITAL FAB METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5339-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111890)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4557-003 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE IV
        (Course Id: 100147)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5670-001 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5670-004 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4334-001 DIGITAL RESEARCH & PROTOTYPING
        (Course Id: 100102)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5347-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111894)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5670-003 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4343-001 DIGITAL FAB METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4557-002 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE IV
        (Course Id: 100147)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4334-001 DIGITAL RESEARCH & PROTOTYPING
        (Course Id: 100102)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5347-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111894)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4557-001 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE IV
        (Course Id: 100147)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 4343-001 DIGITAL FAB METHODOLOGY
        (Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5339-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111890)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • ARCH 5311-001 ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Shanghai Study Trip | Course Id: 100177)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • ARCH 4311-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
        (Topic: Shanghai Study Trip | Course Id: 100081)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ARCH 4334-001 DIGITAL FABRICATIONS II
        (Course Id: 100102)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ARCH 5347-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111894)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5363-001 DESIGN RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 100218)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 4343-001 DIGITAL FABRICATIONS I
        (Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5339-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111890)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5672-001 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5672-002 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5672-003 ADV DSGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE
        (Course Id: 100250)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 4334-001 DIGITAL FABRICATIONS II
        (Course Id: 100102)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5347-001 DIGITAL TECTONICS
        (Course Id: 111894)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ARCH 5339-001 Design,Materials & Fabrication
        (Course Id: 111890)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 4343-001 DIGITAL FABRICATIONS I
        (Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 5670-003 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • ARCH 5691-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 100255)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 4556-001 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCH III
        (Course Id: 100146)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 4395-001 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: DIGITAL LUMINAIRE | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2012
      • ARCH 4395-004 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Fabrications II | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 5395-001 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: DIGITAL LUMINAIRE | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2012
      • ARCH 5395-004 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: FABRICATIONS II | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ARCH 4556-001 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCH III
        (Course Id: 100146)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 4343-001 DESIGN, MATLS & FABRICATION
        (Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 5395-007 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Digital Fabrications I | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 4391-002 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 100120)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • ARCH 5391-002 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 100222)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • ARCH 4395-002 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Barcelona Study Abroad | Course Id: 100121)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2011
      • ARCH 5395-002 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Barcelona Study Abroad | Course Id: 100225)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2011
      • ARCH 4557-003 DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE IV
        (Course Id: 100147)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 4395-004 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Fabrications II | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 5395-004 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Fabrications II | Course Id: 100225)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ARCH 4343-001 DESIGN, MATLS & FABRICATION
        (Topic: Digital Fabrications I | Course Id: 100107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ARCH 5395-003 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Digital Fabrications I | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ARCH 5670-003 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ARCH 4395-004 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Digital Fabrications II | Course Id: 100121)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ARCH 5670-002 ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO
        (Course Id: 100248)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ARCH 4395-005 SELECTED TOPICS ARCH
        (Topic: Digital Fabrications I | Course Id: 100121)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ARCH 5395-005 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
        (Topic: Digital Fabrications I | Course Id: 100225)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2019 to  May 2020 Committee Member
      Transportation Research Search
    • Past to  Nov 2019 Attendee, Meeting
      Symposium on Creative & Cultural Activities as a Means for Greater Engagement
      Symposium on Creative & Cultural Activities as a Means for Greater Engagement: Topic I: Create new experiential learning opportunities for students (internships, service learning, etc.) with Arlington and DFW cultural organizations. Thursday, November 7th, 2019.
    • Jan 2019 to  May 2019 Committee Member
      Advanced Construction Materials Search
    • Sept 2018 to  Dec 2018 Committee Member
      Mechanical and Aerospace Search
    • Aug 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate
    • Sept 2017 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Senate Subcommittee on Tenure and Academic Freedom
    • May 2017 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Selection Committee for the Dean of College of Architecture Planning & Public Affairs
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2017 Committee Member
      SARCI Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure
    • Past to  Aug 2016 Guest Speaker
      University Panel Discussion
    • Sept 2005 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      Subcommittee on Studio Culture
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      University Undergraduate Assembly
    • Sept 2015 to  May 2016 Committee Chair
      Lecture and Exhibition Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  May 2016 Chairperson
      Selection Committee for the Director for the School of Architecture
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2016 Committee Chair
      Information Technology + Computing Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      University Faculty Development Leave (FDL) Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      Organized Research and Scholarly / Creative Activity
    • Sept 2015 to  Dec 2015 Committee Member
      CAPPA College Creation Team
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2015 Committee Chair
      Promotion, Tenure and Emeritus Status
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2015 Committee Member
      University Vice President for Research Search Committee
    • Sept 2007 to  May 2015 Faculty Advisor
      Foreign Study Coordinator
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014 Committee Member
      Ad HocCommittee for Benchmarking and Merger
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2014 Committee Member
      Selection Committee for the Dean of the New College of Architecture Planning & Public Affairs
    • Jan 2014 to  May 2014 Committee Member
      University Strategic Planning Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Academic Affairs Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Ad Hoc Committee for University Strategic Visioning
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Student Matters
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Committee for Student Welfare
    • Sept 2011 to  May 2014 Committee Member
      International Initiatives University Committee
    • Sept 2009 to  May 2012 Committee Member
      Graduate Admissions, Scholarship + Assistantship Committee
    • Past to  Feb 2012 Attendee, Meeting
      11th Annual Building Science Expo and Building Product Exhibition
    • Sept 2009 to  May 2010 Committee Member
      Ad Hoc Committee for Studio Culture
    • Sept 2005 to  May 2010 Program Organizer
      Director of Digital Fabrication Lab
    • Sept 2009 to  Dec 2009 Committee Member
      Dean’s Review Committee
    • Sept 2008 to  May 2009 Committee Member
      New Faculty Search Committee
    • Sept 2007 to  May 2008 Committee Chair
      4th Year Design Coordinator
    • Sept 2007 to  May 2008 Committee Member
      Curriculum Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Sept 2017 to  Present
      Board of Directors (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      AIA Dallas Chapter
    • July 2016 to  Present
      Board of Directors (Ft. Worth, Texas, United States)
      AIA Ft. Worth Chapter
    • June 2016 to  Present
      Committee Chair (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      Dallas Architecture Forum
    • May 2016 to  Present
      Board of Directors (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      Dallas Architecture Forum
      Lecture and Programming Chair
    • Mar 2016 to  June 2016
      Reviewer, Book
      Routledge Publishing
    • Oct 2013 to  Nov 2015
      Board of Directors
      ACADIA Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture
      Board Members: Sean Ahlquist, Gil Akos, Jason Kelly Johnson, Andy Payne, Danelle Briscoe (alternate), Wes McGee (alternate), Lira Nikolovska (alternate).
    • Jan 2015 to  June 2015
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
      "Constructing digital futures: Community Based Innovation"
    • Oct 2011 to  May 2015
      Board of Directors
      DfabNet Digital Fabrication Network
      Founder and member of Board of Directors. The Digital Fabrication Network (DFN) is an international network comprised of academics, professional designers, hardware and software developers and digital fabricators. Founding Board Members include Bill Kreysler, Carl Bass, Bob McNeel, Greg Howes, Andrew Kudless, Achim Mengis.
    • Mar 2013 to  June 2013
      Reviewer, Book
      Routledge Publishing
    • June 2012 to  Oct 2012
      Reviewer, Book
      Wiley Publishing

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Sept 2015 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Topping Out
      Annual competition to celebrate outstanding built environments, while raising money for educational opportunities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area which foster the development of our future leaders. UTA School of Architecture is direct benefactor through the UTA Architecture Alumni Association each yea
    • Sept 2020 to  Nov 2020
      Discussant (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      CityLab Summit 2020
    • Past to  Apr 2017
      Guest Speaker (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      Construction Specification Institute CSI
    • Past to  Oct 2016
      Guest Speaker (Dallas, Texas, United States)
      Perkins + Will
      Lecture on the future of digital fabrication and the profession “Digital Thinking + Digital Making”
    • Past to  July 2016
      Discussant (Ft. Worth, TX, United States)
      Huckabee
      Jury Member for the competition to design new parametrically acoustical entry hall for design office
    • Past to  June 2011
      Guest Speaker
      Dallas Muesum of Art C3 Gallary

Live Performances

Live Performances

  • 2015
    • June 2015
      Regional
      "Delaunay Reconsidered"
      Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, United States
      Bradley Bell
    • Mar 2015
      Local
      "DARC+TEX-FAB Recent Work"
      HKS Corporate Headquarters. 350 North St. Paul Street #100, Dallas, TX, United States
      Bradley Bell
  • 2014
    • Nov 2014
      Regional
      "SKIN: Digital Assemblies"
      Gerald D. Hines School of Architecture, Houston
      Bradley Bell
  • 2013
    • Nov 2013
      International
      TOPOCAST Recent Work
      University of Waterloo, 7 Melville St. South Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
      Bradley Bell
    • Oct 2013
      National
      TOPOCAST Creative Works
      Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX, United States
      Bradley Bell
    • Oct 2013
      International
      SXSW ECO Awards Stage
      Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX, United States
      Bradley Bell
  • 2012
    • Dec 2012
      Regional
      ILLUMINATIONS
      RE gallery 1717 Gould Street, Dallas, United States
      Bradley Bell
    • Aug 2012
      Local
      TOPOCAST Recent Work
      Gensler Coporate Office, Two Lincoln Centre 5420 LBJ Freeway Suite 1100 Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States
      Bradley Bell
  • 2010
    • Nov 2010
      Regional
      Materials and Meaning: Softcast + Hardcut
      Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
      Bradley Bell

Other Creative Activities

Other Creative Activities

  • 2015
    • Ceramics
      • Aug 2015
        Cigar Glass
        REB Studios Specialty drinking glass for Corkcicle. Digital modeling & digital additive fabrication prototyping for manufacturing. Currently circulates in national and international markets
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • Apr 2015
        // Plasticity
        Featuring work from the TEX-FAB international design competition., University of Houston
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2014
    • Exhibition
      • Oct 2014
        // Plasticity
        ACADIA & USC College of Architecture
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2002
    • Graphic Design
      • Jan 2002
        PRAXIS Housing and Difference Vol. One Issue Three.
        Cover Art
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2000
    • Graphic Design
      • Jan 2000
        PRAXIS Detail: specificity in architecture Vol. One Issue One

        [Non-refereed/non-juried]